Whether or not to stay home is a tough choice many Moms have to make and parents who opt out of jobs to raise kids are often met by a range of comments, from the silly to the downright rude! Here’s a few of the worst things to say to a Stay at Home Mom (SAHM).
#1 Oh, so you don’t work.
#2 You spend all day with your kids – I can’t imagine how awful that must be.
#3 I’m jealous. I wish my husband was rich, so I wouldn’t have to work either.
#4 So, what do you do all day?
#5 I’m sure you’re not the only one who ever wasted money on a degree.
#6 Awwwh – that explains why your son/daughter is so clingy.
#7 Oh, I assumed your house would be so much cleaner, since you didn’t work
#8 Good for you.
#9 All that freetime – don’t you get bored
#10 It must be nice not to have to work
#11 Aah, that’s so good of your husband to let you do that.
#12 I couldn’t do that , I need to have a life.
#13 When do you plan on getting a real job
#14 Do you feel like, getting your degree was a waste of time
#15 Your husband must do really well, I can’t afford to stay at home.
#16 If I were at home full-time, my house would be spotless
#17 Since you’re not busy could you….. for me?
#18 So, you’re just a Mom
#19 Must be nice being able to drink coffee with friends all day.
#20 That explains why you’re so Mumsy looking.
What about the Working Parents? Read what they put up with in Worst Things to say to a Working Mom
What other thoughtless things have people said to you about your choice to stay at home with your kids – feel free to add more in the comments section below!